What Every Color Temperature Looks Like – Photography Article

See for yourself what each of the most common light temperatures looks like on camera with this simple breakdown of the Kelvin scale. In our previous writeup on three-point lighting, we briefly touched upon the properties of color temperature and how different light sources will have a color that is perceived as either warm or cold. The basis of how light temperature is measured is against a Kelvin scale. Of course, when we hear the word kelvin, we typically think…

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10 Tips for Shooting Stock Travel Footage that Inspires – Photography Article

Try these ten expert tips for capturing stock travel footage, and invoke a bit of wanderlust in your potential customers. Whether it’s your side hustle or full time career, creating stock travel footage is an incredible way for a well-traveled creative to earn money from anywhere in the world. Shutterstock customers use stock travel footage to tell stories and to share inspiration from every corner of the globe. Screen grab from footage by R.M Nunes in Rio de Janiero, Brazil…

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Essence of Italy, by Diego Grimaldi — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Introducing Essence of Italy, a new video by photographer Diego Grimaldi shot in several places in Italy, such as Dolomites, Venice, Sicily, Rome and much more. Credits If you want to know more about Diego Grimaldi, don’t forget to check the following out:http://www.diegogrimaldifx.com/ We’re Listening Have something to say about this time-lapse video? Leave a comment, or share it with us on Facebook! <meta itemprop="name" content="Time Lapse Network — Free Tutorials, Videos, forum and much… This is only a snippet…

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Your Guide to Contrast Ratios for Cinematography – Photography Article

Dialing in your contrast ratio has been a pocket technique cinematographers have used for decades. Here’s how it can benefit your lighting. The relationship between your key light and your fill light can make a significant difference in the composition of your shot. If the two are too similar, it can make the video look flat. If they’re too different, you run the risk of over/underexposure and losing your subject’s light information. So, is there a trick you can use…

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Artist Series with Photographer and Blogger Dani Ayee – Photography Article

Explore the art of finding yourself with Toronto-based photographer Dani Ayee in this installment of Shutterstock Presents: Artist Series. Shutterstock Presents: Artist Series is a video series highlighting creative artists on Shutterstock’s marketplace. Today we’re introducing Toronto-based photographer and blogger Dani Lyn Ayee, who creates diverse lifestyle content for Shutterstock Custom as well as her independent freelance clients. Dani Lyn Ayee for Shutterstock Custom As an artist, Dani didn’t start her creative career as a photographer. First, she had stints…

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Tips for Safely Recovering Your Drone After a Flyaway – Photography Article

In this video tutorial, we’ll take a look at what can cause a drone flyaway, how you can prevent one, and recovery methods in the event that it happens. What happens if you’re unable to fly your drone back to where you took off from? And, if you lose the signal connection, how do you even know where the drone is? You’ll face these questions if you ever experience a drone flyaway. Luckily, if you already know what to expect,…

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September Fresh: New Content We Love – Photography Article

Each month we bring you the top inspirational images in Shutterstock’s collection. Explore new content and beautiful photographs in our September roundup. Every day, our team searches for new content on Shutterstock and Offset. This blog post showcases new content we love that was uploaded the month prior. We couldn’t be more excited to share this month’s September Fresh, featuring the new content from contributors from Shutterstock, Offset, and PremiumBeat. We have a global network powered by thousands of creative…

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A 17 day tour in Kyrgyzstan, with Visit Karakol — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

5TB of data, 42.000 raw files, 107 sequences created and over 2 months for the editing. Enjoy the impressive work that professional photographer Mattia Bicchi did using his Sony A7RIII with various Canon lenses, polishing it with LRTimelapse. Mattia Bicchi shared with us the following details on his video: With this video I want to show you through the technique of Timelapse, the incredible and variety landscapes of this almost unknown country in Central Asia. During the first part of…

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Get Your Short Film Funded with the SHIFT Creative Fund – Photography Article

Have you got a script collecting dust that you’ve been dying to get onto the silver screen? The SHIFT Creative Fund wants to help. Grants are the backbone of indie filmmaking. Making movies is expensive, and most people with a dream and a script don’t have the resources to bring their vision to life. That’s where the SHIFT creative fund comes in — they’re looking to use over $100,000 from various sponsors to fund a number of short film projects…

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A Review of the Best Hidden Features – Photography Article

A few days ago, Panasonic released their new LUMIX S1H. The S1H has gone to town with new features designed to match most filmmakers needs. The features that filmmakers have grown to love in the GH series are now available and improved upon in the full-frame S-Series. The S1H bridges the gap between solo content creators and the cinema production world. Included headline features such as V-Log and V-Gamut with 14+ stops of dynamic range, open gate 6K recording capability,…

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Panasonic Officially Unveils the Lumix S1H with 6K Video and Dual Native ISO – Photography Article

After first announcing the Lumix S1H at the end of May, Panasonic is officially launching the L-Mount camera today, adding a third offering to its full-frame mirrorless lineup that includes the high-resolution S1R and the hybrid S1. If the S1R is for stills shooters who demand the best possible resolution and the S1 is for hybrid shooters who want the best combination of video and stills performance, the Panasonic Lumix S1H is all about video. The S1H packs a ton…

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Nikon Unveils 3D LUT for N-Log Video, Will Charge for ProRes RAW Update – Photography Article

Nikon made two major announcements for video shooters today. First, they released a dedicated (and long overdue) 3D Look Up Table (LUT) for the flat N-Log profile, making it much easier to post-process video footage from the Z6 and Z7. And second, they quietly announced that the long-awaited RAW video update for the Z Series will not be a free firmware update. It’s a mixed bag for fans of the full-frame mirrorless Z Series today. On the positive side is…

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Three-Point Lighting and Color Temperature Basics – Photography Article

Ready to light your first shot? Learn how to set up a basic three-point lighting arrangement, and discover how the kelvin scale will affect the color temperature of your footage. Open any book on the practices of filmmaking, and it’s a sure bet that within the first dozen pages, you’ll find a sentence that starts, “With good lighting, any scene…” But what is “good lighting” and how can you achieve it as a beginner? The best place to start is…

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Spectacular mountains of the Mont Blanc massif, time-lapsed — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

This film takes you high up into the alpine of the Mont Blanc massif and presents spectacular mountain landscapes like you haven’t seen before, accompanied by an amazing soundtrack. Florian Nick shared with us the following details on his video, which was created using LRTimelapse: Every year millions of people come to experience the majestic mountains around Chamonix in the French Alps. Whether theyʼre mountain climbers, backcountry skiers, hikers or tourists – they all embrace the Mont Blanc massif in…

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Dolomites — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The Dolomites: expect unexpected! Let’s enjoy Jiri Bajak’s latest video shot in Italy. Jiri Bajak shared with us the following details on his video: Spring and summer offered some beautifull scenery and i bring them home in my heart and on SD cards 🙂 Credits If you want to know more about Jiri Bajak, don’t forget check the following out:www.timefocusfilms.com We’re Listening Have something to say about this time-lapse video? Leave a comment, or share it with us on Facebook!…

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Free Travel Photography Guide – Cameras, Lenses, and Travel Tips – Photography Article

Everything you need to know about your next photo/video trip, from cameras and lenses to laws and regulations. Download your free travel photography guide. We’re always thinking of ways to help creatives in many different industries and with many different interest. That usually leads us to think about questions we have about our own work. In my case, telling stories through the lens has been an avenue for many of my adventures. I’ve traveled a decent amount and have been…

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Otherworldly 4K time-lapse will make you discover Chile’s deserts at night — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

This short-film features innovative sequences like a night hyper-lapse and the most detailed astrolapse yet thanks to deep-sky techniques. Adrien Mauduit shared with us the following details on his video: Ever since I started astrophotography I’ve waited to visit the dark skies of Chile. I took advantage of the total solar eclipse of July 2nd to give me a ‘good excuse’ to go there and shoot astrolapses as well. For a bit more than two weeks, Alyn Wallace and I…

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Spectacular mountains and glaciers from the Mont Blanc Massif — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

This timelapse film takes you to the high alpine landscapes of the Mont Blanc Massif with spectacular mountains and giant glaciers as you have never seen before, all accompanied by beautifully composed music. Florian Nick shared with us the following details on his video, which was created using LRTimelapse: Every year millions of people come to experience the majestic mountains around Chamonix in the French Alps. Whether theyʼre mountain climbers, backcountry skiers, hikers or tourists – they all embrace the…

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How We Got 100,000 Subscribers On Our Youtube Channel – Photography Article

Recently, our Shutterstock Tutorials channel was able to reach 100k subscribers. Here’s a look behind the scenes at what it took to get there. So, we started this youtube channel about a year and a half ago. A lot has happened in that time. We went in helicopters, crafted elaborate fight scenes, and went on a group trip to Big Bend National Park — among many other great experiences. One thing we’ve tried to do a lot less of on…

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DJI Unveils Foldable, Cheaper Osmo Mobile 3 Smartphone Gimbal – Photography Article

DJI has unveiled the latest version of its Osmo Mobile smartphone stabilizer, taking its experience with high-end gimbals like the Ronin series and using that experience to make the 3-axis smartphone gimbal smaller, more portable, more user-friendly, and cheaper. The Osmo Mobile 3 was built to be as travel-friendly as possible. With a folding design, a total weight of just 405g, and a “stand-by” mode that lets you use your smartphone on the folded gimbal, it’s that much easier to…

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Must see awe inspiring scenes from New Zealand’s less frequented areas — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Social media comments attributed to date include: “This should be a tourism video for New Zealand”. “It’s a marriage of beautiful scenery with fitting music”. “This deserves to go viral” Stephen Patience shared with us the following details on his video, which was polished with LRTimelapse: ‘Terrestrial South: New Zealand’ depicts the beauty of nature in some of the less frequented areas of Aotearoa New Zealand. The scenes show the change in light, the beauty of unusual rock forms, unique…

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A stunning 4K time-lapse full of supercells and tornadoes — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

This film has two years worth of storm footage captured across the central plains of the U.S. in 2018 and 2019, all recorded in 8K resolution and displayed in 4K. Mike Olbinski shared with us the following details on his video, which was cleaned up using LRTimelapse. Credits If you want to know more about Mike Olbinski, don’t forget check the following out:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCopMlh9gz8P27dpHg-4GXeA We’re Listening Have something to say about this time-lapse video? Leave a comment, or share it with…

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The Easiest Way to Achieve Rich Skin Tones in Photoshop! – Photography Article

In this video by PiXimperfect, you’ll learn the easiest way to achieve rich and beautiful skin tones in Photoshop. In this tutorial, advanced Photoshop masking tools are used to target only the skin tones in the image. After selecting the skin tones, adjustment layers are used to add color to it. The easiest way to achieve rich skin tones in Photoshop: Open your image in Photoshop. To begin your selection of the skin, go to Menu->Select->Color Range. To select the…

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Your Unexpected Free Sound Effect Resource of the Day – Photography Article

From launchpad recordings of roaring rockets to real-world Mission Control radio chatter, NASA’s Soundcloud offers a wealth of free out-of-this-world sound effects. Space nerds and sci-fi filmmakers take note: NASA has a Soundcloud page that offers many decades’ worth of live audio recordings, and you can download them all for free. Here’s what the organization has to say about it: Explore the universe and discover our home planet with NASA through a collection of our sounds from historic spaceflights and…

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Only in silence can we hear the song of nature — Time Lapse Network – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Natural silence is not the absence of sound from nature it is the absence of noise from modern life. Casper Rolsted shared with us the following details on his video: This is the third episode in my silence project. Through a series of films I will present nature at its most natural. To fully capture the authentic atmosphere of the places I will combine the visuals with detailed soundscapes. No music or artificial sound effects will be used in the…

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A Different Type of Long Exposure – Photography Article

Coming up with new ways to shoot long exposure photography can be a challenge. In this tutorial, let’s discuss working with electroluminescent wire. It’s something that doesn’t come naturally to me, but I’m always actively trying to find inspiration. As I was browsing online, I came across pictures from photographer, Nicolas Rivals. When I first came across these, I loved them. I wanted to know everything about them and how he did it. La merveille du jour: La Linea Roja,…

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August Fresh: New Content We Love – Photography Article

Share this: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest Each month we bring you the top inspirational images in Shutterstock’s collection. Explore new content and beautiful photographs in our August roundup. Every day, our team searches their new content on Shutterstock and Offset. This blog post showcases new content we love that was uploaded the month prior. We couldn’t be more excited to share this month’s August Fresh, featuring the new content from contributors from both Shutterstock and Offset. We have a global…

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Budget Videography Tips for Creating Stock Footage – Photography Article

Shooting high-quality footage doesn’t have to drain your wallet. Try these expert-approved budget videography tips on your next shoot. For creatives interested in starting to make footage clips, one of the biggest deterrents is often the intimidating costs of equipment and production. We get it—it can be overwhelming when you first find out about the long list of gear many professionals use. While there’s certainly no shortage of expensive camera gear out there, there are also plenty of cheaper routes…

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Venus Optics Laowa 24mm Probe Lens – Photography Article

The Laowa 24mm Probe Lens is one of the funkiest pieces of glass out there, and it captures some amazing macro shots, but is it worth $1,500? Today, we are going to do a deep dive into the Venus Optics Laowa 24mm Probe Lens, and push it to the limit to see what kind of crazy shots we can get with it. We’re also going to answer some questions like “how practical is it,” “is it worth the money,” and…

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RED Teases Tiny New Camera that May Use Canon’s RF Mount: Report – Photography Article

RED CEO Jarred Land took to the reduser.net forum this past weekend to drop a major teaser about the company’s next cinema camera—a small form-factor camera called the Komodo that is “not larger than 4 inches in any dimension” and may feature Canon’s RF mount. That last point wasn’t actually stated outright by Land, but the close-cropped image of the Komodo that he shared as part of his teaser shows half the mounts, and NewsShooter quickly pointed out that the…

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